University Affiliation

University of Mumbai

Duration of Program

2 Years Full Time

Important Dates

Last Date to Apply : 10th Nov 2020

About Programme

M.A Applied Geography or Master of Arts in Applied Geography is a postgraduate Geography programme. Applied Geography is the application of geographical knowledge and skills to the resolution of real-world social, economic and environmental problems. The programme includes remote sensing and spatial analysis (GIS) and is particularly suitable if you wish to obtain a broad overview of the subject, with scope for specialization. Applied geography includes such sub-fields as environmental management, GIS, cartography, land use planning, location analysis, land management, transportation systems planning, applied physical geography, geographic aspects of environmental law and spatial modeling. The programme is of two years duration and it has four semesters syllabus. M.A. Applied Geography is an important and career orienting in nature which opens a lot of job scopes for the candidates after its completion.

Why this Programme

  • After passing the programme, they are able to provide training and teaching others such as identifying the educational needs of others, developing formal educational or training programs or classes, and teaching or instructing others.
  • After passing the degree programme the candidates are able to resolve the conflicts and play an essential part within a multi-cultural world in which understanding, tolerance and sensitivity are fundamental to social and economic well-being and to the good management of our natural environment.
  • The degree programme gives a good base for further higher studies such as M.Phil. and Ph.D.
  • The programme teaches students with the latest trends in thematic mapping and quantitative data analysis with the help of GIS and Remote Sensing and to integrate the various factors of socio-economic development and to acquaint the students about the dynamic aspects of human geography.
  • To acquire broad knowledge of geography concepts.
  • To acquire geographical perspective to integrate knowledge from a variety of sources in order to understand the interaction between human and physical processes that shape culture, society and the environment.
  • To acquire basic skills: Field Observation and Measurement.
  • To integrate theory and research through deliberations on practical applications of concepts
  • To engage discussions and reflections on human values
  • To sharpen students’ ability to converse critically and innovatively about real life issues
  • To sensitize students about various economic, environmental and psychological issues
  • Students will be conversant with the several economic and environmental issues
  • Student will be using their knowledge Regional and Urban Planner.
  • Student will be using their knowledge GIS and Remote Sensing Specialist.
  • Student will be able to become Geographer.
  • Student will be able to become Forest Manager., Demographer, Cartographer
  • Student will be able to become Agricultural Specialist as well as Climatologist.
  • Student will be able to become Students will be able to apply learning from the theoretical foundations acquired to real life problems
  • Students will be aware of the vital link between human values and human existence
  • Students will become active and innovate problem solvers
  • Countryside Management
  • Environmental and Landscape Consultancies
  • GIS or Environmental Conservation
  • Government Agencies
  • Local Authorities
  • Multi-National Companies
  • Planning
  • Remote Sensing
  • Resource Management

Course Curriculum

Semester 1

  • Applied Geomorphology
  • Climate, Climate change and adaptation
  • Regional Planning and development
  • Geo-Informatics
  • Practical: Analysis of Climatic Data
  • Practical : Geomorphology

Semester 2

  • Environmental Geoscience
  • Resource Geography
  • Geographical thoughts
  • Advanced Cartography and Surveying
  • Practical: Computer Applications in Geography
  • Practical: Statistical Techniques in Geography

Semester 3

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Placements Partners


How to Apply

The admission procedure usually starts in the month of June after the results of undergraduate courses are declared.

  1. Fill the Pre-enrollment form of the University of Mumbai through the University portal ( Select the autonomous option for MA (Applied Geography).
  2. Fill online admission form on
  3. Upload a copy of the pre-enrollment form, Graduation mark sheet/digital result,HSC mark sheet/digital result, caste/reservation certificate if applicable, and E-Suvidha ticket.
  4. On the declaration of merit list (first then second then third if applicable) pay the fees along with submission of the documents such as Undertaking regarding admission confirmation, SSC(X marksheet), Leaving Certificate, Adhar card, scanned copy of Cheque book leaflet/bank account details and transfer certificate in case the student is from outside Maharashtra.
  5. For further details and to know more about the college visit

Any graduate in any discipline who have completed a bachelor degree from any UGC recognized university or institutions.

Total no. of Seats: 60

Reservation of Seats: Reservations are as per the Government policy.

Fees: As prescribed by the University of Mumbai. The details have been mentioned on the college Notice board and the College website http://www.

Duration of Programme: 4 Semesters spread over 2 years.

Enforcement of Attendance:

Our college is a pioneer institute in introducing the computerized attendance system. The computerized defaulters’ lists are displayed division wise regularly at the end of every month on the Students Notice Board. The students failing to fulfill the required attendance shall be DETAINED and shall not be permitted to take the Annual / Board examination. Warning letters from the Principal are sent to parents of the defaulting students. The letters are given to the concerned students by the class teachers in the classrooms. The students must hand over these warning letters to the parents. Students should note that fulfilling the attendance requirement alone will not qualify them to appear for the examination. Their academic performance should also be to the satisfaction of the principal.

General Rules & Regulations:

  1. Every student should obtain an ID card and show at the entry
  2. Students should not loiter in the corridors when the lectures are engaged
  3. Giving proxy attendance is a serious act of indiscipline
  4. Students applying for certificates/testimonials and attestation should first contact the college office
  5. Ragging is strictly prohibited on the college premises
  6. The use of mobile phones inside the college is strictly prohibited. If caught using a cell phone it is confiscated for a period of 1 year

Punitive Measures:

  1. Warning
  2. Cancellation of admission
  3. Refusal to grant admission in future
  4. Withholding or withdrawing of University exam form
  5. Expulsion / rustication from college
  6. Fine not exceeding Rs. 300
  7. Non-refund of fees and deposits
  8. Suspension for a specified period

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